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Rancillio silvia the 2 dose filter holder does not fit the machine .

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Re: Rancillio silvia

Could be several things.
Is it new and the right one?
Sometimes the gasket gets loose and comes down a little. Try pushing it back up with something that won't puncture it (such as the non-writing end of a Bic).
Make sure that the basket is pushed in the handle all the way.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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